- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
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Type Of Organization
The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is responsible for the stewardship of the state's marine and estuarine resources
Name Of Contact
Today, DMF's mission is to maintain, preserve, protect and develop all of North Carolina's marine and estuarine resources. To meet this mission, the DMF is organized into nine sections that report to a Deputy Director, Mike Buhl, and an Executive Director, Preston Pate